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Wolves In The Throne Room Announce “Crypt Of Ancestral Knowledge” EP, Debut “Twin Mouthed Spring”


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Delivering on their recent tease of new music being in the wings, black metallers Wolves In The Throne Room have announced a new EP titled “Crypt Of Ancestral Knowledge“. A September 29th release date has been announced for that outing through Relapse Records, with the first single “Twin Mouthed Spring“, now streaming.

A press released dived into what fans can expect with this new four-song affair:

Crypt of Ancestral Knowledge EP opens with ‘Beholden to Clan‘, a blazing slab of Symphonic Black Metal. Regarding the EP opener, Guitarist Kody Keyworth comments, ‘Journeying high atop a sacred mountain, the song recalls the importance of the sacrificed king’s cycle of rebirth through ancestral hallucinogenic rights of passage. It’s a wild trip. Hail Othila!’

Elsewhere, ‘Twin Mouthed Spring‘ follows. This new track features vocals and acoustic guitar performed by founding WOLVES IN THE THRONE ROOM drummer Cedar Serpent who has recently returned to the live stage after a years long hiatus from live performance.

He comments, ‘This song travels to a deep wellspring of passion and creativity. Themes from Celtic Mythology are pulled apart and remade.’ Side B of the EP features a different side of the enigmatic band; ‘Initiates of the White Hart‘, an Atmospheric Industrial interpretation of ‘Spirit of Lightning‘, takes this live-set stalwart into deeper dark psychedelic waters while ‘Crown of Stone‘, a ritual dark ambient piece, connects thematically to ‘Mountain Magic‘ the lead track on 2021’s Primordial Arcana.’

Crypt Of Ancestral Knowledge” track listing:

01 – “Beholden To Clan
02 – “Twin Mouthed Spring
03 – “Initiates Of The White Hart
04 – “Crown Of Stone

Pre-orders for the outing are available through bit.ly/wittr-crypt. As revealed earlier this month, the band will be headlining the ‘Crypt Of Ancestral Knowledge Tour‘ with Blackbraid, Gaerea and Hoaxed.

09/29 St. Louis, MO – Red Flag
09/30 Chicago, IL – Metro
10/01 St. Paul, MN – Amsterdam Bar & Hall
10/03 Detroit, MI – El Club
10/04 Toronto, ON – Lee’s Palace
10/05 Montreal, QC – Theatre Fairmount
10/06 Boston, MA – Big Night Live
10/07 Hamden, CT – Space Ballroom
10/08 Brooklyn, NY – Brooklyn Monarch
10/10 Philadelphia, PA – Underground Arts
10/11 Baltimore, MD – Baltimore Soundstage
10/12 Richmond, VA – The Canal Club
10/13 Greensboro, NC – Hangar 1819
10/14 Atlanta, GA – The Loft
10/15 Tampa, FL – Orpheum
10/17 Dallas, TX – Echo Lounge & Music Hall
10/18 Austin, TX – Come And Take It Live
10/20 Albuquerque, NM – Sister
10/21 Tucson, AZ – Encore
10/23 Salt Lake City, UT – Metro Music Hall
10/24 Denver, CO – The Oriental Theater

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